Nick Bunker

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Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.


State of the Labor Market

How Moms Are Avoiding the Pay Penalty for Part-Time Work

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Mothers tend to shun occupations in which part-time workers suffer a large wage penalty compared with full-time workers


Growth in job openings slowed down JOLTS march 2019 US

State of the Labor Market

March 2019 JOLTS: Slow but Steady Increase in Worker Confidence

Growth in job openings slowed down JOLTS march 2019 US
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After a large decline in February, the number of job openings increased by almost 350,000 in March.


State of the Labor Market

Today’s Recent College Grads Prioritize Passion Over Pay

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Recent college graduates are less interested in business and finance than grads were four years ago and are turning toward the arts and social services.


Growth in job openings slowed down JOLTS

State of the Labor Market

February 2019 JOLTS: Don’t Panic About the Drop in Job Openings

Growth in job openings slowed down JOLTS
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The drop in job openings in the February Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) report is definitely something to keep an eye on, but it shouldn’t cause any panic yet.


more workers quit their jobs as the US labor market tightens

State of the Labor Market

January 2019 JOLTS: Quitting Is Back On Track

more workers quit their jobs as the US labor market tightens
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Today’s JOLTS report shows a strong labor market and a reversal in the short-lived but puzzling […]


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